From ‘Land-Locked’ to ‘Land-Linked’: China’s Xi Goes to Nepal
By Eleanor Albert
Both Beijing and Kathmandu stand to benefit from deepening their relationship.
China’s Xi Visits Nepal, Elevating Ties to ‘Strategic Partnership of Cooperation’
By Ankit Panda
The visit marked the highest-level China-Nepal interaction in 23 years.
Why Pork Pushed China to a Deal
By Andy Law
And what this says about a future U.S.-China trade deal.
Japan Looks for Missing After Typhoon Hagibis Kills Dozens
By Jae C. Hong and Yuri Kageyama
Typhoon Hagibis unleashed torrents of rain and strong winds this weekend in central and northern Japan.
Can the Chennai Connect Keep India-China Relations on Track?
By Vinay Kaura
The Indian and Chinese leaders avoided the hottest issues. Will the Mamallapuram meeting matter?
Blizzard and Mei: Makings of Online Protest
By Layne Vandenberg
The Overwatch character Mei is taking center stage as online support for the Hong Kong protests overflows.
Course Correction: Promising Signs for Australia-South Korea Relations
By Tom Corben
After a period of neglect, leaders in Canberra and Seoul appear to be putting bilateral ties back on course.
Getting Digital IDs Right in Southeast Asia
By Nabila Hassan
Countries in Southeast Asia are racing to implement digital IDs, but governments must proceed with caution.
Is It Necessary for South Korea to Nurture Another Financial Hub?
By Tae-jun Kang
Building an additional international financial center in Jeonbuk could simply be a waste of money.
Has Japan Lost Out in the Partial US-Japan Trade Deal?
By Thisanka Siripala
With details of the U.S.- Japan trade emerging, has the Abe administration sold out the Japanese farming sector?
Is Democracy Dying in Afghanistan?
By Jumakhan Rahyab
The recent presidential election, coupled with a long list of government failures, is a serious alarm heralding the death of democracy in Afghanistan.
India Releases 3 Low-Ranking Kashmiri Politicians
By Associated Press
The three released leaders are Yawar Mir, Noor Mohammed, and Shoiab Lone.